IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Syllabus 2020 - 21: List of Topics in IBPS Clerk Mains Exam

Jayasree | Jun 30, 2020


Name of the Authority
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Job Role
Total Number of Posts
Mode of Application
Job Type
Bank Job
Work Location
Pan India
Category Name
Exam syllabus
Selection Process
Written test and interview
Official Website

IBPS Clerk Exam Mains Syllabus 2020 Pdf

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released the notification to the post of Clerk. Candidates who are applied and qualified in the prelims exam keenly looking for the Mains exam syllabus of IBPS. So aspirants can refer the information and get prepared for the IBPS written examination. 

IBPS Clerk Selection Process

The concerned authority of the board will be conducting the selection process for getting the right person in the vacant positions. The level of selection will be be as follows:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination.

Exam Pattern for IBPS Clerk Mains

Find out the below mentioned particulars for the test as per the subject wise marks, duration and number question.
  • No. of Questions for test : 190
  • Total Marks of the examination: 200
  • Total Time for test: 160 mins.
SubjectNo of QuestionsNo of MarksDuration
General English404035 Mins
Quantitative Aptitude505045 Mins
Reasoning506045 Mins
General /Financial Awareness
505035 Mins
Total1902002Hrs 40 Mins

IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus Section Wise

Here we are discussing the IBPS Clerk Mains Examination syllabus. Which will be provided with all the necessary and important topics in each section.

General English

    • Error Correction
    • Synonyms
    • Passage Completion
    • Para Completion
    • Idioms and Phrases
    • Fill in the blanks
    • Prepositions
    • Spelling Test
    • Sentence Completion
    • Spelling Test
    • Error Correction (Underlined Part)
    • Active and Passive Voice
    • Spotting Errors
    • Joining Sentences
    • Sentence Arrangement
    • Sentence Improvement
    • Substitution
    • Word Formation
    • Antonyms
    • Homonyms
    • Direct and Indirect speech
    • Theme Detection

    Numerical Ability

    • Volume and Surface Area.
    • Simplification.
    • Numbers.
    • Simple Interest.
    • Time and Work.
    • Permutation and Combination.
    • Problems on H.C.F and L.C.M.
    • Partnership.
    • Probability.
    • Average.
    • Ratio and Proportion.
    • Problems on Ages.
    • Stocks and Share.
    • Square Root and Cube Root.
    • Banker’s Discount.
    • Allegation or Mixture.
    • Logarithm.
    • Boats and Streams.
    • Time and Distance.
    • Decimal Fraction.
    • Height and Distance.
    • Pipes and Cistern.
    • Chain Rule.
    • Compound Interest.
    • Surds and Indices.
    • Area.
    • Races and Games.

    Reasoning Ability

    • Non-Verbal Series.
    • Mirror Images.
    • Statements & Conclusions.
    • Clocks & Calendars.
    • Embedded Figures.
    • Arithmetical Reasoning.
    • Alphabet Series.
    • Analogy.
    • Statements & Arguments.
    • Cubes and Dice.
    • Directions.
    • Syllogism.
    • Decision Making.
    • Blood Relations.
    • Data Interpretation.
    • Coding-Decoding.
    • Number Ranking.
    • Number Series.

    General/Financial Awareness

    • Current Affairs
    • Government Policies and Schemes, Committees and Recommendations
    • Capital and Currency
    • The national park, Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Awards and honours
    • General Knowledge
    • National Affairs and International Affairs
    • Financial Awareness
    • National and International Organizations

     Computer Aptitude

    • Opening and Closing Documents
    • Editing of Cells
    • Web Browsing Software
    • Formatting the Text and its presentation features
    • Word Processing Basics
    • MS Excel
    • Communication
    • Text Creation
    • Internet
    • Basics of Email
    • URL, HTTP, FTP
    • Elements of Spread Sheet
    • Sending/receiving of Emails and its related functions
    • Services on the Internet
    • Search Engines
    • WWW and Web Browsers
    • Web sites, Blogs
    • Chat, Video conferencing, e-Banking, etc
    • Function and Formulas
    • Elements of Word Processing
    All these necessary information can be downloaded in pdf format for better understanding and preparation of the topics. Job applicants go through these above mentioned topics for the sake of preparing the Clerk Main examination. Take all the necessary actions and measures to crack the test.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. What is the duration of the mains examination ?

    Ans: The test duration is 2hrs. 40 mins.

    2.How many marks for each question carries?

    Ans: Each question carries for one mark.

    3.Is there any negative marking?

    Ans: Yes, ¼ of the mark will be deducted from the right answer.

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